The showpiece of Beinn Eighe is the famous triple buttress. On the 3 broad faces of this crag are potentially the finest situated mountain crags anywhere. Well worth the demanding approach hike.
Up to 285m
Number Of Routes On Crag
Torridonian Sandstone/ Quartzite
Famous/Most Popular Routes
PC Buttress 250m VD
Piggotts Route 270m S 4b
Hamiltons Route 270m S 4a
Nisbets Route 280m VS 4c
Approach Time To Crag (Approximate)
Total Distance Covered During Experience (Round Trip)
Strong prior summer hillwalking experience required for the approach to and return from the crag. No prior rock-climbing experience is required for the easier climbing routes. For harder routes ensure you meet our requirements for HS standard experiences or above. Please see our Grades Explained Page for more details.
For easier experiences at this venue, please look at our Scrambling and Mountaineering Experiences Page.
Single day experiences typically start at 9am and finish at 4:30pm. Please note that remote crags or long routes require the experience to start earlier and finish later than this. You may climb one long route or several shorter routes in a day, dependant on ability and time. You will be guided on the routes by an independently qualified, fully insured and competent Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Instructor. The instructor will select routes based on your experience, fitness and preferences and will aways try to give you several options. All climbing equipment required for the route and instruction on its use is included. Clients may use their own equipment following an inspection by the Instructor. Clients must ensure they bring appropriate clothing as listed on our kit list page. In case of dangerous weather conditions an alternative activity or a full refund will be offered. Please read our Terms and Conditions for further information.
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